Tamaka: 9 definitions


Tamaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

1) Tamaka (तमक):—[tamakaḥ] Black out

2) Tamakā (तमका):—[tamakāḥ] Blackout.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tamaka (तमक).—A kind of asthma.

-kā The plant Phyllanthus Emblica (Mar. bhuīāṃvaḷī).

Derivable forms: tamakaḥ (तमकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tamaka (तमक).—[tam + aka], m. A kind of asthma, [Suśruta] 1, 159, 12.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tamaka (तमक).—[masculine] a kind of asthma.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Tamaka (तमक):—[from tam] m. ([Pāṇini 7-3, 34; Kāśikā-vṛtti]) oppression (of the chest), a kind of asthma, [Suśruta i, 43 and 45; vi, 40 and 51]

2) [v.s. ...] cf. pra-

3) Tamakā (तमका):—[from tamaka > tam] f. Phyllanthus emblica, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Tāmāka (तामाक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Taṃbāya, Tamaya.

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Tamaka in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tamaka (ತಮಕ):—[noun] a kind of lung-disease; .

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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